A VIENNA STYLE PORCELAIN GOLD-GROUND CIRCULAR CHARGER, 'RAUB DER SABINERINEN'
A VIENNA STYLE PORCELAIN GOLD-GROUND CIRCULAR CHARGER, 'RAUB DER SABINERINEN'

LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED H. STADLER, THE BACK OBSCURED

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A VIENNA STYLE PORCELAIN GOLD-GROUND CIRCULAR CHARGER, 'RAUB DER SABINERINEN'
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED H. STADLER, THE BACK OBSCURED
Finely painted after P.P. Rubens with the twin warriors Castor and Pollux abducting Theocritus and Hyginus, identified in German on the border as the Rape of the Sabine, within a tooled gilt surround, mounted on a brass gallery
22 ¼ in (56.5 cm.) 56.5 cm

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Castor and Pollux were the sons of Zeus through his union with Leda in the form of a swan. Prior to their abduction, Leucippus' daughters were betrothed to another set of twins, who were in turn Castor and Pollux's cousins.

Peter Paul Rubens, Dutch (1577-1640).
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